Growing coalition pushes for new kind of Philly teachers contract

July 24, 2013


A group calling itself the Coalition for Effective Teaching is calling on the Philadelphia School District and the city teachers' union to think about more than dollars and cents when negotiating the next contract. They're pushing to pick teachers not just based on seniority.

There are four new members to the Coalition for Effective Teaching, including the Urban League and Congresso.

Teenshop Accepting Membership Enrollment

July 2, 2013
A great opportunity for girls ages 13-18! Learn how to get involved!

The Importance of Education: Special President's Message

June 26, 2013
The Coalition is dedicated to helping improve the lives for our youth.

2013 Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative

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June 27, 2013
Get tested, get educated!


UAC Program Partner Youth Adolescent Community Awareness Program (YO-ACAP) will be holding the 15th Annual Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative on Thursday, June 27th, 2013. YOACAP is partnering with Vernon Montague, Resurrection Ministries, Myer’s Recreation Center, Southwest Community Advisory Group, and a number of other organizations for this annual community event.